Tribute to Rt. Hon. Kizito Awalu’s Birthday: Celebrating a Colossal Gift to Humanity

  By Dr. Udeh Charles. His name has gained credence as a household name. His soft spot for humanity is a distinctive characteristic that has continued to serve as a centre of attraction. He prefers to walk extra-miles just to make a better place for humanity and assures of hope where it is fading. That’s all we should live for. To go out of our way to make others comfortable and show them the Christ-like in us. If there’s one thing many of us find worthy about Hon. Kizito Awalu;…

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Constitution amendment: Ugwuanyi advocates justice, fairness, equity

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, says his administration supports amendments of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria that will enhance the nation’s unity and prosperity in an environment where justice, fairness and equity shall prevail. He stated this in Enugu while declaring open, the zonal public hearing of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), for Enugu, Anambra and Ebonyi states. The Governor urged all relevant Institutions, Civil Society Organizations, Stakeholders and Enugu State citizenry to avail themselves the opportunity of the public hearing to participate…

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Enugu police boss urges residents to support `Operation Restore Peace’

Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, has urged residents to support `Operation Restore Peace’ to deal with criminal elements in the South-East. On May 18, the acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Usman Baba Alkali, launched the operation in Enugu, designed to restore lasting peace in the South-East. Aliyu made the appeal in a statement in Enugu, by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, on Friday. According to Ndukwe, the commissioner called on residents to give timely and credible information on activities and hideouts…

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Enugu flags-off distribution of commodities to health centres

Enugu State Government has commenced the distribution of ” Saving One Million Lives ( Programme for Results) ,SOML(P or R)” health commodities to health centres in the 17 local government areas of the state. Declaring the event open, at the Uwani General hospital, Enugu, on Wednesday, the deputy governor of Enugu state, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo, said SOML (P for R) is focused on interventions that address the leading cause of morbility and mortality. It ‘s aimed at improving maternal and child health. According to her, “SOML(P for R) under whose…

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IGP flags-off ‘Operation Restore Peace’ in Enugu

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has flagged-off a new special operational action plan code-named “OPERATION RP” for the stabilization of security order in the South-East Geopolitical Zone of the country. The IGP launched the special operation, today, 18th May, 2021 at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu as part of efforts targeted at returning the South-Eastern region to its historical pride of place where its people are known to be peaceful, tolerant, innovative, industrious and entrepreneurial. IGP flags-off ‘Operation Restore Peace’ in Enugu…

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Ugwuanyi urged to establish ESUT campus in Nsukka

The Concern professionals of Nsukka origin have called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to establishment a campus of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) in Nsukka zone. The socio-cultural organisation of professionals from Enugu North Senatorial District (Nsukka Zone), under the aegis of Nsukka Platform Asaba, made the call at a news conference on Saturday in Asaba, Delta State. In his address, the group Chairman, Dr Ejike Obeta, said that the call became necessary to bring the governor’s attention to need to establish the university campus…

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Minister commissions Ogun, Enugu communication centres

The Emergency Communication Centres (NCC) established by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in both Ogun and Enugu states have been commissioned by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. The two NCC projects were part of the seven projects inaugurated by the Minister during the virtual commissioning of the batch nine of digital economy projects for a Digital Nigeria which took place at the Communications & Digital Economy Complex, Mbora, Abuja on Friday, April 23, 2021. The ECCs are deliberate projects embarked upon by the…

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NIPOST inaugurates CBT centre in Enugu

The Postmaster General of the Federation, Dr Ismail Adewusi, on Monday, inaugurated a state-of-the-art Computer Based Test (CBT) centre and mini post office in Enugu. Adewusi said that the move was one of the surest ways to achieve the Universal Postal Union (UPU) standard. He said that the essence of the UPU was to provide adequate postal services to Nigerians. “Our vision is to have no fewer than 10,000 post offices across the country. At the moment, we have close to 4,000 post offices,” he said. The postmaster general said…

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Ugwuanyi inaugurates nine-man Audit Committee on World Bank‘s movable assets, as Eya panel submits report on Oruku crisis

ENUGU State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Monday, inaugurated a nine-man Audit Committee to inquire, investigate, ascertain and take proper inventory of all the movable assets formally allocated to, or purchased by, the various World Bank/Development Partner Assisted Projects/Programmes in the state, from January 1, 2015 to date. The Audit Committee is headed by Uche Nnadi, who was sworn- in by Ugwuanyi at the EXCO Chambers, Lion Building, Government House, Enugu, as his Special Adviser, shortly before the inauguration. Nnadi until his new appointment, was the State Focal Person, World Bank/Development…

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WHO scores Enugu high in COVID-19, Yellow fever response

The World Health Organisation (WHO) commended the Enugu State government over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and Yellow fever in the state. The WHO’s Country Preparedness and International Health Regulations Officer, Dr. Ibrahim Mamadu, gave the commendation at the Sub-national Health Security Assessment of International Health regulations (IHR) Core Capacities in Enugu. Mamadu said the state had done well in the handling of Yellow fever and COVID-19 pandemic. He urged the state to build on present capacity to ensure adequate preparedness against outbreak of diseases. The WHO official said:…

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